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Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
education is the key to life. >> i want them to go to school. >> it's a challenge in a city where 60% of public schoolchildren are not learning at grade level. >> it's one of the worst school systems in the state. how many generations of children do you disserve before you say, "let's try something different." lionel rainey is pushing for a different plan for better schools. by breaking away from baton rouge, and starting a new city. the city of st george would encompass an unincorporated area home to a fifth of the residents, it would control and run schools with its own tax residence. >> it's not about starting a city, it's about education. >> it's about 100% total about education. we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area >> critics say st george would take more than accountability. the break-up could cost the city at large $53 million - 20% of its budget and would segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george would be a majority white at a 3:1 ratio. >> now we would have white kids going to school over here on this end of t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
to last their ship are striking. in 100 cities they are striking, demanding pay. today's strikes are the latest move in a campaign that started last summer. the medium wage is slightly more than $900. >> the workers live in poverty, working in conditions. >> more than two and a quarter americans have non-management jobs with the top 10 fast food chains. anti-government forces, and the post soviet leaders issued solidarity. one is viktor yushenko, coming to power after the orange revolution in 2004. >> the protest scores have persisted for weeks. barnaby phillips reports from kiev. foreign ministers from across europe have come to kiev. this was a scheduled meeting of the osce. it's not in relation to the political crisis specifically, but you can imagine at that meeting ukraine is bound to feature and there'll be different preaches. for example, the general j the polish and the swedish for instances have been outspoken critic much russia's policy towards ukraine. but sergei lavrov, the russian foreign minister is here, and yesterday he condemned what he called n.a.t.o. inference
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
strike and tells the prime minister she must resign. >> tonight rescuers in new york city are uprighting toppled train cars, searching for more victims in the deadly train crash. the train derailed in the bronx on the way to manhattan. at least four are dead. there are 63 confirmed injuries. 11 are listed in critical condition. >> al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt is live at the scene. what is the latest on the investigation? >> tonight, on this very chilly night, firefighters, police, crews and the mtsb are combing through every part of the scene down there right now, looking at the tracks, the mechanical equipment, the communication equipment to try to figure out what went horribly wrong. >> the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this train. it happened early sunday morning. >> we have recovered the event recorder of the cab car. we downloaded the data off the loko motive. we have not had a chance to analyse it at this point. >> the train was carrying about 150 passengers, heading to new york's grand central station. >> the injuries are consistent with broken bon
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> good evening, the investigation into the crash of a commuter train in new york city early sunday morning at a wildly high rate of speed appears to now be focusing on the alertness level of the engineer at the controls. at 82 miles an hour, the train was going way too fast for the turn, more than double the speed limit for those rails. the ntsb says there is no evidence of a mechanical problem thus far. today, the first lawsuits were filed in this derailment that killed four passengers, injured over 60 others. the outcome of this investigation could have fraud impact on public transportation. it is where we begin again tonight with nbc's tom costello at the scene of the wreck. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. the executive director for the union tells nbc tonight it looks as if the engineer nodded off at the controls. the engineer has told police he believes he zoned out. blood and alcohol tests are back, negative for the entire crew. still waiting on blood tests, meanwhile, the ntsb says the checks of the trains brakes and rail signals were all working properly. it was
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
train that derailed in new york city sunday morning killing four passengers and injuring dozens of others. they said that the brakes had been tested before and during the train's run. yet to be answered is why the train was going nearly three times the speed limit. it's coming down to the actions of the engineer and jeff pegues, our transportation correspondent has the latest. jeff? >> reporter: scott, in addition to that information about the brakes, the n.t.s.b. revealed late today that there was no sign that any of the crew members-- including the engineer-- had used alcohol. this is n.t.s.b. board member earle wainer earlier today. >> reporter: increasingly, the focus of the investigation appears to be human error. sources say that william rockefeller, jr., the engineer, told first responders on sunday that before the train went off the tracks he began to "daze, thinking about nothing particular." then as the train derailed he applied the emergency brakes. the n.t.s.b. said rockefeller had switched from a night shift to a day shift two weeks before the crash. he reported to
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
arafat's death as the french rule out poisons as the cause. a historic day in detroit, as the motor city becomes the largest municipality ever to enter bankruptcy. the decision clears the way for detroit to shed $18 billion in debt, but not without hurting residents, creditors and pensioners. she is in detroit, bc, what's been the reaction to this decision, a lot of people obviously impacted by this? >> yes, i can tell you that reaction for the most part has been micked. on one hand, you have these retireees who they know for the most part they were dreading this day, and they heard what they didn't want to hear. they were hearing that their pension could be reduced and on the other hand, i am hear alsoing from people who say okay, we realize we recognize and now it is confirmed that the city has a huge financial problem on its hands so maybe we can use this bankruptcy as an opportunity to start over. >> that's the big fear. our mentions may go on the chopping block, our water department may be sold off, and this is the fear. >> for me personally, and for most of the people in detroit. a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪ 82 miles per hour, that is how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was traveling before i derailed sunday outside new york city. the train was heading into a dangerous curve and should have been going 30 miles per hour. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, it's good to have you with us, i'm thomas. crews used heavy equipment to clear the crash scene and turned the derailed cars upright and put them back on the tracks. al jazeera erica has the latest on the investigation and good morning. >> investigators say over the next few days the rail cars and train will be moves to a secure location for a more detailed examination. at this point they have not determined if the train wreck which killed four people and injured 60 others was the result of facility b
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> a severe winter like storm could bring two feet of snow to the rockies. >> many cities can expect to be 20 to 40 degrees below normal. >> the worst storm in quite a few years. >> the engineer on the deadly commuter train crash told investigators he was quote, in a daze as he approached the sharp curve. >> he caught himself too late. >> president joe biden arrived in beijing to talk to the vice president. he publicly rebuked china in recent days. >> two sky divers dead after colliding during a jump south of phoenix. >> $18 billion in red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. >> labor unions plan to appeal. >> there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. >> lawson arrived preparing to give evidence in the trial of her two former assist ents. >> the space shuttle has launched. >> all that -- >> for some reason he threw it into the crowd. that's one of the stranger things you'll see. >> you've had a lot of success without a mush tach. you look like a baby lam. >> the capitol is brighter after getting holiday glitz. >> three,
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
pourous, open border, could be used with a stick of dynamite to set off a dirty bomb in major city. >> there are special sensors along the southern border with mexico to detect radio active material that may be potentially trying to be smuggled into the country. >> thank you, casey. >> we're getting more information on the killing of an american in benghazi. somebody shot and killed man from texas while he was on a jog. pentagon sources are saying the man was a teacher at benghazi's international school. that school confirmed he was a chemistry teacher there. he was 33 years old. usual officials long warned the city is dangerous for westerners. nobody is taking responsibility for the killing. a libyan official says it happened near the u.s. outpost, the side of the terror attack last year which left four americans dead, including our ambassador, christ city phoenix. >>> one child died and four others hurt after a dump truck crashed into a school bus in idaho. a sheriff spokeswoman there says as many as ten kids were on the bus, all of them sixth graders or younger. the says they we
KICU
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
have access to the care he and she needs. >>> we want to show you live pictures of san francisco city hall it is lit up in commemoration of world aids day. you can see it all lit up in red. many landmarks are bathed in red. they include niagra falls, and the sidney opera house. >>> we are tracking the conditions for those heading home as the thanksgiving holiday weekend comes to a close. >>> holiday shopping version two hadn't zero. how -- version 2.0. how new >>> happening now, people are heading home as the thanksgiving weekend travel rush wind down. we want to take you now and give you a live look at interstate 80 in berkeley where there are a lot of people on the roads at this late hour: but as you can see here on these pictures traffic seems to be moving just fine. more than 5 million californians were expected to travel this thanksgiving most by car. but for those who took to the air, their returns are looking pretty good. >> we checked at the airport and it's looking pretty good. >> reporter: carusels worked as passengers grabbed their badded and headed home. the bagley family
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. and the national fast food strike that unfolded this week in 130 cities across the country, i think, is a message to our congress, you better wake up. the people are way ahead of you on this. fast food workers, what they did, is that they staged -- they staged a massive protest on thursday, calling for a liveable wage. thousands of protests, and roughly 130 cities around the country went on strike to protest the minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 an hour in this country. you know, folks, this is the largest wave of protests in the history of the fast food industry. workers, basically, are fed up. their demands are very simple. he they want to live a decent life while working hard a full-time job. but many are part time that don't qualify for benefits. many of them are just asking for 15 bucks an hour. gosh, that's 30 grand a year. you know, it's nothing radical. it's actually pretty american. this is how you move things. here's what the protesters were saying on thursday. >> we are standing in front of the mcdonald's that i tough actually work at. and i actually work two jobs. i work mcdonald's
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 2:35am EST
and snow. three inches of snow from oklahoma city to st. louis. snow begins tonight and lasts through friday and also looking for significant ice including little rock, dallas especially the morning commute on friday will be dangerous. also widespread power outages. back to you. >>> accu-weather also saying it has never ever gotten this cold in central valley parts of california where so much citrus is growing and it's going to dip below zero again in fresno and las vegas. have you ever heard of las vegas getting that cold? >> that is horrible. not so cold that it will potentially kill the fruit, the crop this year. the last time it was cold in the '90s, not even this cold it was killing citrus trees themselves. the tree dies, not just the fruit on the tree. that's how crazy cold it is. >> it goes deep. my goodness. >>> here's a look at the rest of the thursday forecast. freezing rain and sleet in parts of northern new england. scattered showers from northern virginia to the southern appalachians. mix of rain and snow for new mexico and the southeast arizona. >> 40s and 50s in the des
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
and scarves have become the standard. some bay area cities will hit freezing tonight with another freeze warning issued for the vast majority of the bay area. the bay area isn't the only place getting the win through blast. 27 states are under a winter weather advisory with storm systems from texas to pennsylvania. this is philadelphia. slammed today by blizzard conditions. at least 16 deaths are blamed on the bad weather. the snow is causing treacherous conditions and massive travel delays. more on that in a moment. first, the latest on our cold snap. we have live team coverage. let's check in with weather anchor spencer christian. >> chilly speaking about lou cold it -- how cold it is. clear styes and temperatures will plummet tonight and tomorrow night. we have a freeze warning for all of the bay area except san francisco. temperatures well below freezing, exposed pipes could burst. please bear that in mind. and there's an increased risk of hypothermia. let's look at the three warnings ahead, looking at a live look. tomorrow morning and tuesday morning, overnight and tomorrow morning
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
sunday's deadly commuter rail crash near new york city. as we hear some of those on board. >> it seems like it was going pretty fast. i looked at my two -- i screamed at my two friends that were going over. i couldn't believe it. i was in shock. >>> new details into the investigation into that fiery car crash that killed "fast & furious" star paul walker as reaction pours in. >>> plus, good news and bad news for black friday retailers. a minnesota man pays the price for making it snow. and is this the future of home delivery? "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for monday, december 2nd. >>> good morning. we're going to begin with that deadly train derailment in new york. this morning, the death toll stands at four with dozens injured, some still in critical condition. all of this as investigators try to piece together what caused the train to jump the tracks. nbc's jay gray has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, investigators continue to work through the wreckage of a metro north commuter train in the bronx. >> our mission is to understand not just w
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
hours ago 11 and vallejo, seven in redwood city fairfield at 10 degrees. definitely and much cooler start this morning so the freeze morning-jeffries warning still in effect. this has now been extended through friday morning. suspecting it will be below freezing temperatures to stick around not this this morning but tomorrow morning as well. does highs for today once again very similar to yesterday it may be a little cooler. 50 in downtown 49 and san jose, 47 in livermore, 51 air richmond, 49 and napa. a 47 in concord and oakland you should talk about at the door 50s. a bright and sunny day with temperatures definitely on the cooler side. if your kron 47 day around the bay forecast, temperatures will be milder friday on friday, the rain will come through any of fast-moving system starting in the north bay and then heading south. we also see a mix of some snow and some rain especially coming late friday into early saturday morning for some of the hill locations. the best chance would be towards the fixer and those locations up towards the coast. the fast- moving system will return to
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> are you kidding? stick my tongue on that stupid pole? gee! >> a christmas story on a new york city subway station. did you ever lick a pole? "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> the thing about that pole in the subway, i don't even like to touch it with my hands. everybody who's got the flu -- >> you're not a theater guy. elisabeth grew up in the theater on the stage. she understands the reason for the craft is you have to be willing to do stuff like that. >> exactly not. i grew up on the bench arcs bench warmer. >> i'm with you. >> what a great idea that is; right? >> stay tuned for that. in the meantime let's talk a little bit about obamacare. remember when the website was launched and it stunk up the place -- >> no one was paying attention because we were in a lockdown shutdown with the government. >> there was a lot of that going on. the president, the heat was on the frying pan, and he said you know what? i was not directly informed that there was a problem with it. now we know there was a reason that he was not directly informed. because from the day that he signed the obama
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
could provide even more. i want to walk over to the big wall and show you what we have brewing. the city of new york, we saw it, maybe some snow yesterday. not so much. tomorrow is the day for that. three to six inches there. but you see through the heart of fox country, down atlanta, memphis, you got yours, to the north and west of there. atlanta is getting it. this is a loop from the past 24 hours, the raleigh durham area and up the east coast, football fans, you saw it over the weekend, the systems making an icy mess in new england and michigan, while states to the south are dealing with heavy rain. tomorrow, another storm expected to hit the east coast with more ice and snow. the frozen mess made for dangerous driving. slick roads caused pileups. cars slid out of control. officials in philly report they got nine inches of snow. more than the city had in all of last year. it caught a lot of drives offguard. >> this guy comes up on the left-hand side shoulder and just blew by us. hit the gentleman in front of us. his car kept spinning, his motor was smoking. >> there's no salt down, ev
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
francisco. temperatures are already plummeting around the bay. san francisco is the only city safe from below freezing temperatures tonight. in the east bay temperatures had already dropped well below 40 degrees earlier this evening. they will go even lower as the night continues. we have team coverage on the cold snap. we begin with spencer christian with a look at how low the temperatures are going to drop overnight. spencer? >> all right. it is possible we will see temperatures certainly down near the 20-degree mark and possibly below 20 in a couple spots. the temperatures are dropping rapidly, and this is the area covered by our freeze warning for the next two nights. virtually the entire bay area except the city of san francisco. sub freezing temperatures and temperatures down into the 20s. we will see the possibility of exposed pipes bursting in this kind of exposure and this kind of cold. as an increased risk of hypothermia. looking toward the bay bridge our prediction for the next two to three mannings -- mornings we will have two mornings in the deep freeze with low 20s the nex
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
conditions in some cities that aren't to used freezing rain, sleet and snow. shear a live look at santa lewis, expected to be hit by snow and ice tomorrow. dense fog there right now. dense fog here, too, in atlanta. let's head to new york, though, and eindra peterson. >> you nailed it, it is the threat of freezing rain that we're so concerned with. but more snow still expected to fall anywhere from over a foot of though still in through colorado, even through minnesota. we'll still be talking about, yes, that heavy snowfall, but let's take a look at the system and where it's expected to go forward from here. now, this is what we were talking about, that freezing rain threat. where you see the pink, that's a wintry mix. what we're concerned with is that wintry mix could be not just sleet, but freezing rain anywhere from southern pougs porti portions back through texas. this is thursday at 9:00 p.m. and notice how the wintry mix spreads all the way into the ohio valley. likely the far north you are, you're just dealing with sleet. but notice we're still dealing with the system even through the
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
in 100 cities across the country, from new york city to new orleans, to oakland, trying to pressure employers into paying a livable wage of $15 an hour. now they've got a powerful ally on their side, president obama. >> we know that we're going to have a greater and greater portion of our people in the service sector and we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off and are still living at or barely above poverty. that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage. >> but the message being pushed by the president and protesters doesn't sit well with some corporate executives. this is a dire prediction for 15 bucks an hour from an executive at white castle. >> there are groups out there that are asking and pleading to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour and to more than double the federally mandated started wage wouldn't be bad for white castle, it would be catastrophic. 406 restaurants and what we know is that would result in closing more than 200 of those restaurants and the ones remaini
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
looting and vandalism are rampant. as most government troops and police have fled the city about four hundred and sixty thousand people are seeking refuge inside and outside the country. the un security council is taking steps to get the situation in the central african republic under control. it has authorized african and french troops be sent to the country to help restore security and order. the security council unanimously passed a resolution proposed by the chair country france the council has authorize the deployment of more african union or eu troops for one year. french troops will also be sent to assist them. the resolution says the security council will consider giving the eu forces un peacekeeper status. if the situation in the country doesn't improve within three months. the eu plans to deploy more than thirty five hundred troops in the country french president francois alliance says the situation is becoming serious too. we decided to actively be due to the urgency of the situation starting tonight to go talk this over with the african union france is sending six hundred
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
containing radioactive material on its way from a hospital in tijuana to a disposal site near mexico city. tonight the truck has been found near the gas station where it was stolen. and the critical cargo known as cobalt 60 has been recovered. mexican officials describe its radioactivity now as quote, low intensity. >>> the commuter train derailment in new york city this weekend has thrust the topic of worker fatigue into the news. the investigation, as you may know, is now focused on the engineer and whether he fell asleep two weeks into a new shift in a 5:00 in the morning start. everyone gets tired, every shift has its own rhythms. we get our report tonight from tom costello. >> reporter: in the first minutes of sunday's emergency response, william rockefeller told police he zoned out just before the crash. his attorney said he was in a daze situation. a union rep said he nodded out. different descriptions for what sleep researchers say sounds like a sleep attack. >> when sleep intrudes involuntarily into the waking brain and seizes control of the brain so that the person who is doing
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
today declared a state of emergency. further west it's the frigid cold. oklahoma city chillier than anchorage, alaska. this ob ob mutt was this mill was coated in ice and in california growers are burning peach pits for enough heat to save a $2 billion citrus crop. >> we have to protect it at all costs. >> reporter: in denver they're deicing planes and trying to find shelter for the homeless. >> when we get cold snaps like this, it's very dangerous. >> reporter: staying warm means piling on the layers. >> i've got this coat and then a sweater, a long sleeved shirt and thermal underwear under that. >> reporter: denver tied a chilly record, minus 15 degrees. at tom's urban restaurant -- >> this is a walk-in cooler. we keep this around 35, 38 degrees. >> reporter: it's actually warmer in the freezer. >> two degrees >> that's like 17 degrees warmer than it was outside this morning. >> yeah. this is where we go to warm up. >> reporter: now some criminals are taking advantage of the cold, looking for puffers. what's a puffer? it's a car that the owner leaves unattended, running to warm it
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> that should be happen. no. in san jose, such a rich city, you can't have people dying outside. that's not okay. >> shelters are bracing for more frigid nights. in san jose, john alston, abc7 news. >> a homeless man was found dead in dublin and authorities say it could be another death due to cold in the bay area. his body was found on valley parkway. an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death is scheduled for tomorrow. if exposure did cuss his death, he would be the fifth person in the bay area to die in the frigid temperatures over the past two weeks. >>> there's a lot of snow in the sierra this morning. the placer county town got a good dusting. and check out the snow from heavenly mountain resorts. city carries got three feet of new snow from the storm. all are offering limited operations but are still waiting until they get more snow. >>> the temperature drop in central valley is threatening lemons and other citrus crops. the lemons on the outside could be in jeopardy. they even use a helicopters as a flying wind machine to force warm air closer to the ground. stay on top of the weat
KICU
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >>> declaring war on snuggling. why city leaders say it's a new magnet for crime. >>> a strong statement against ukrainian protesters in their ongoing demonstration. >>> and a man walks up to find that he is all alone and trapped in a dark airplane. what the airline is saying about what went wrong. >>> government protesters in ukraine cheered as they toppled a statute of vladimir ledin. the government today announced an investigation of opposition leaders for an alleged attempt to seize power. and warn demonstrators they could face charges. >>> here in america, locals spoke out about their support of the ukrainian protesters. one woman told ktvu she's especially concerned about the government's crack down on protesters in kia. >>> rowdy protesters that lit bomb fires could be in big trouble. thousands of people were celebrating michigan's upset against ohio state shortly after midnight. they took whatever they could find into the huge bomb fires and some everyone flipped cars. police say several arrests were made and are vowing to place charges. but they haven't disclosed details on the arrests
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
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CBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
is disrupted when a train runs off the tracks in new york city. >> i thought i'm going to die, to be honest. i thought i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but w more work is needed on the troubled insurance website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its futuristic plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for ay, de >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, federal transportation officials have begun their investigation into the deadly crash of a new york city commuter train. at least four people were killed and more than 60 others injured. the metro north train was on its way from poughkeepsie to manhattan when it jumped the tracks as it rounded a curve yesterday morning. investigators are now looking into the train's speed, possible mechanical issue, and human error. marlie hall is at the crash site. marlie, good morning. >> reporter: good
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
in smoke. their game is canceled when smoke fills the mexico city arena. >>> and survival story. a man survives for nearly a week after a car crash leaves him trapped at the bottom of a ravine. >> yeah. it was a miracle. god made me survive. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, december 5th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning much of the country is in the grips of a ended up. our affiliate in boston has more on the dropping temperatures and the weather. >> a big cold outbreak is in progress and it's going to be felt across the west first. look at the heise. 12 in denver. many spots will stay in subzero temperatures all the way through next week. the cold air continues to move down the plains and by the weekend stretching over toward chicago. high of 21. just a goose egg in minneapolis. the only safe spot on the map is going to be south georgia and florida. that's where you're going to want to go to escape all the cold. you're talking significant snow across the rockies but then it works its way toward the ohi
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
-us.com. >> welcome back. fast-food workers in 100 u.s. cities plan to walk off the job today. this is all part of a national effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. protests began last year and have since gained momentum. the median pay for the fast workers nationwide is just over $9 an hour, or about 18,500 a year. that is lower than the census bureau's poverty income threshold level for a family of four. >> these are the cities and debate that may possibly have workers walked off the job. >> the timing 7:11 a.m.. the search for a plane piloted by a san jose man and will continue later this morning. this is the plane that was carrying dale smith and four others that went missing. the plane was headed to butte, montana but never arrived spread the the search has been complicated because of inclement weather. they're not using infrared radar to help search for the five people. >> it is a lot colder compared today than yesterday. vallejo is still at 19 degrees. we do have a windshield of 20 degrees outside and i will let to know how long the cold temperatures will last. more details, we
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
of the border to two nba teams goes up in smoke. their game is canceled when smoke fills the mexico city arena. >>> and survival story. a man survives for nearly a week after a car crash leaves him trapped at the bottom of a ravine. >> yeah. it was a miracle. god made me survive. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, december 5th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning much of the country is in the grips of a massive winter-like storm system that's spreading arctic temperatures and heavy snow. an icy messy commute is in store for folks in duluth, minnesota, this morning where the snow dumped two feet of snow in some areas. at least five of them have been fatal. temperatures there will be in the low teens today. in fact, it is so cold salvation army bell ringers have been forced inside. in salt lake city, a driver who had been in the accident, he forgot to put the car in park. the driverless car headed down the icy interstate with the horn blaring. we don't know where the car ended up. our affiliate in boston has more on t
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
accumulations for oklahoma city, springfield, and places to the northeast, say ohio valley. these are all of the watches and warnings, winter weather advisories across the south. places in texas, also through arkansas, little rock, you're included in that. tomorrow ice and snow will continue. guys, as we get into early part of the weekend, that's when all of this is expected to move out. >> i've got to ask, why is this happening? what is this all about? what's behind this? do we know. >> a strong front you get this time of the year. we're getting ice and snow far to south and it is weird for places as far south as dallas, they normally don't get huge ice storms this time of year. they can get some ice but as far south in texas, it is uncommon. but these strong cold fronts can produce ice and snow that we're seeing in the south. >> don't let it get down here. did i say i hate ice? it's the worst. >> it's freaky. atlanta doesn't do well with ice. >> when driving on ice, you're a passenger in your own car. jennifer grey, appreciate that. >> coming up, they are standing as one across hundred
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
, the salvation army patroled the city where temperatures dropped 13 below zero. it's so cold road crews are using solid and liquid de-icers to try to keep roads safe but it's a tough fight. >> loses effectiveness at 15 degrees. it has the potential to refreeze. >> a storm system dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the duluth area. at least five people have died in weather-related accidents in minnesota since monday. >>> happening today bart directors will learn the findings of an audit of the transit agency's police department. we get the story now from kpix 5 reporter anne makovec. she is at the fruitvale bart station. i understand the audit was ordered after the shooting death of oscar grant. >> reporter: yeah. it was almost four years ago. and these reforms were recommended three years ago. today we'll find out if this inches tense look at department operations has -- if this intense look at department operations has been doing any good. >> this is a good time for a reality check. >> reporter: that was the bart chief when the assessment began in june. reality check is today. some of the events
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
respects. he visited the city after being released from gaol. brian rooney is in la. how are the people there remembering nelson mandela? >> this is one of the most prominent, probably the most prominent black church in los angeles. a lot of people met nelson mandela, thought and prayed about him. they feel a connection to him. they have several services this morning. one dedicated to nelson mandela. the music is fantastic. i'd like to take a moment to take a listen to it. [ singing [ singing ] >> and, of course, there was words of remembrance from the pu pulpit about nelson mandela. >> he dismantled from his prison sell. the giant and the ungrateful wronged giant of apartheid. he disassembled it and brought about hope and liberation not only for himself, but peace-loving people throughout south africa. >> people felt a connection to nelson mandela here. many met here. we spoke to a paritioner who has been here 27 years. one of the most memorable days of her life is when she met nelson mandela. >> i will always remember is that. what is a blessing to meet this gentleman. the one who tol
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am EST
tmaceatening, pushing up energy prices and using instagram to gauge how happy an entire city is. the top five happiest cities in the nation according to one survey, two cities from the same state. the you live there? Ò i o you f l good? so much more coming up on this hour of maumets now. ♪ connell: i wasn't even there. dagen: no indication. Ò i ogs are supposed to make you happy. food and dogs. dennis: christmas season, the tree over there. dagen: holiday tree. connell: i know. iatollowing up. to start it off at the top of the hour at the stock exchange. nicole: good morning. things are looking down again. the dow and the s&p down four days in our row. we will s what hstapens between now and then, right now, down 56 points, thousand eight thirty-three. and the nasdaq composite down 9 points, a quarter of 1%. the big picture is everybody is moving to the fed. the fed keeper as soon as this month, there is a m ting this month and with economic news, better cdc dropped o begin tapering. the s&p 500, apple a new high, can't leave that out. Ò i appen: thank you. connell: the movement demandi
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
-two punch. >>> fast food workers taking to the picket line today. walkouts are expected in 100 cities across the nation. why? workers are demanding higher wages and more freedom to form unions. wednesday they got a big boost from president obama who said now is the time to raise the federal minimum wage. alison kosik is with striking workers in brooklyn. what's the situation, alison? >> reporter: this movement has gained moment since the first protest in new york city. a couple hundred showed up and walk off the job. today, thousands are expected to walk off the job demanding higher wages. it's a growing movement. workers banding together, fighting to raise minimum wage. today is billed to be one of the largest strikes in a series of walkouts with protests planned in nearly 100 cities across the country. this summer, thousands of fast food workers gathered in nearly 60 cities coast to coast. in new york and chicago, fired up protesters swarmed mcdonald's restaurants, trying to persuade their fellow workers to join them. >> living on 7.25, you cannot do it. >> reporter: many fast food workers
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
me on the set is our correspondent who has been in the city many times. let's look at sanaa. this is the defence ministry. tell us what happened and where. >> so a car drove from this road up to this road, and then stormed a gate. it was a suicide bombing attack. this is the eastern part - eastern wing... >> this is the old part of city. >> to drive to this location you have to go through three or four military checkpoints, which shows that this is a breach. so at the time they stored this gait they were, in fact, deflecting attention from something else, which was 15 fighters coming to this location, this corner here, wearing a uniform, and then they stormed this building and there was a blast, creating damage on this building, which is a hospital. >> you know the area because you interviewed the president in one of these buildings down here. >> exactly. >> on the south side. >> because the commander of the armed forces and most of the time he came early morning, met with the minister of defence, the top hierarchy of the military established. >> they said a hospital on the
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
not stopped, it is 35 degrees, a few degrees above freezing. new york city is doing fairly well. unfortunately, the same cannot be said for much of the northeast and what is happening is that we are seeing the effect of that ice storm that hit texas and it is now moving up the northeast corridor. we have seen a number of chain reaction pileups in philadelphia and there were 8 inches of snow more than 50 cars, motor stranded, on nearby interstate 78, a series of crashes involving more than two dozen vehicles not far from new york city and greenwich connecticut, it caused a 20 car pileup closing this southbound lane of interstate 95. the weather was so bad that the detroit lions couldn't see the yard markers and they were completely obscured by the snow. season-ticket holders, saying that i have never seen snow like this. it just kept coming down. and even though the situation has improved considerably, it appears that there is more bad weather on the way. there are many communities that say the worst is now over. heather: there other issues are other issues as well been caused by the storm? >>
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
bikes. they came to the city in search of cold weather. >> just come from 100-degree heat in australia so down here, just have to make sure you're dressed for and it keeping in the sun. >> in walnut creek, temperatures around a chilly 40 degrees. on a day like this hard to believe iceskating would be popular but it was. >> starting the christmas season off. you have to do it. >> we came across snow. but this accumulation was created not by mother nature but the ice rink's zambonie. in walnut creek, abc7 news. >> here a picture e-mail to us. is shows icicles hanging from a tree. show us your photos -- end your photos and videos to. us. >> happening right now in an francisco, massive tree has fallen on to pine street near lagoon new hampshire traffic is backed up, causing a mess. it was reported an hour ago. crews should have it cleared away soon. >> a pg&e worker was injured after responding to a power outage. the worker was trying to reset a transformer when it failed. he suffered minor burns and was taken to the hospital. utilities sent out another crew to replace the france tomorrowe
KOFY
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
shirts. >> steve pleasant and his family rented bikes. they came to the city in search of cold weather. >> just come from 100-degree heat in australia so down here, just have to make sure you're dressed for and it keeping in the sun. >> in walnut creek, temperatures around a chilly 40 degrees. on a day like this hard to believe iceskating would be popular but it was. >> starting the christmas season off. you have to do it. >> we came across snow. but this accumulation was created not by mother nature but the ice rink's zambonie. in walnut creek, abc7 news. >> here a picture e-mail to us. is shows icicles hanging from a tree. show us your photos -- end your photos and videos to. us. >> happening right now in an francisco, massive tree has fallen on to pine street near lagoon new hampshire traffic is backed up, causing a mess. it was reported an hour ago. crews should have it cleared away soon. >> a pg&e worker was injured after responding to a power outage. the worker was trying to reset a transformer when it failed. he suffered minor burns and was taken to the hospital. utilities sent
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
. thousands of minimum-wage employees in hundreds of cities around the country are not working today. -- thee protesting protests at this broadway mcdonald's started before dawn. withyees marched out demands an hour before lunch time. the iconic obama posters have been changed from hope to help. they are wearing santa hats and jingle bells, but it is a union to moveational movement them from $7.25 an hour to more than double to nearly $15. the fast food industry warns if you raise the minimum wage, you create fewer jobs and raise the prices of meals by as much as 20%. perhaps fueling this one-day strike and demonstrations is the fact that president obama has expressed support in the past couple of days for the movement that has drawn nearly 50,000 signatures on an online petition to secure the right to unionize. this woman says, we have to pay extensive rent, food, and metro. $10 after 11 years, it's just not enough. >> back here live, a typical fast food employee makes just $19,000 a year. some of these folks say they are willing to get arrested to get the point across. right now, they are o
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
have four layers on. three hats. >> reporter: in denver, the salvation army patrolled the city to get homeless people out of the treacherous cold. overnight temperatures are dropping below zero. >> these sorts of nights don't happen a lot but when we get cold snaps like this it's very dangerous. >> reporter: it's so dangerous road crews are using liquid deicers to keep roads safe. >> basically we put it down and it has the potential to refreeze. >> reporter: a massive storm system has dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the deluth area. at least five people have died in weatr-related accidents in minnesota since monday. >> people seem to be driving slowly but you always see people going too fast for the conditions and then there's an accident and that clogs everything up. >> reporter: people in parts of texas, oklahoma and arkansas are gearing up for an ice storm today. that forecast -- forecasters say that could cause travel delays and power outages. marley hall for cbs news. >> the winter weather is not just hitting the places you would expect it to be cold. in gilroy, california, th
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
in the train yesterday. >>> other headlines around the bay now. the suspect accused of killing a daly city man over a playstation being held now on five million dollars bail this morning. 21-year-old ronnie collins now charges with a count of murder, two counts of attempted robbery. prosecutors believe he shot 22- year-old ikenna uwakah. >>> a thief rummaging through a home on fremont was caught in camera. he broke into the house on eggers drive on saturday and stole $2,000 worth of stuff. two home security cameras caught him in the act. police hope someone will recognize him. >>> new details in the rob ford saga. police are releasing wiretap files showing how the toronto, canada, mayor partied and took drugs with gang members. there's even video that officers recovered and the toronto star reports gang members also claim there are pictures of ford on the pipe and doing lots of other drugs, as well. they were using the material to blackmail ford. toronto city leaders say the new information is just one more reason why ford should leave office. >> you think you can't be shocked anymore. you kno
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
. a judge allowing the city's chapter 9 bankruptcy filing to proceed, despite big protests. senior correspondent scott cohen is live in detroit to sort it out for us. >> tyler, saying detroit's situation is unworkable and dangerous, judge roads approved the largest municipal bankruptcy in u.s. history. will allow detroit to get considerable relief from its creditors including its unions which have a lot of unfunded pension obligations. the mayor who presides over detroit's bankruptcy filing is dave bing. if the waning days of his term he spoke this afternoon and tried to put the best face on things. >> i know there are a lot of people that are upset that are concerned about their futures, but we are now starting from square one. >> reporter: but under the situation now in detroit, the mayor has almost no power. it's all been delegated now to an emergency manager appointed by the state. his name is kevin orr, a bankruptcy lawyer by training. he, too, said today's ruling means detroit could get a fresh start. >> come with us, take this opportunity even in the process of litigation an
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
monday moorng morning. investigators begin gathering evidence from the daily rail crash in new york city as we hear from those onboard. >> it seemed like the -- it was going pretty fast. i looked at my two friends that were going over. i just -- i couldn't believe it. i was in shock. >> new details in the investigation into that fiery car crash that killed "fast and furious star" paul walker as reaction pours in. >>> plus, good news and bad news for black friday retailers. a minnesota man pays the price for making it snow. and is this the future of home delivery? very good morning, everyone. we're going to begin with that deadly train detrailment in new york. the death toll stands at four with dozens injured. some still in critical condition. all of this as investigators try to piece together what caused the train to jump the tracks. jay gray has the latest. >> reporter: this morning investigators continued to work through the wreckage of a metro north commuter train in the bronx. >> our mission is to not just understand what happened but why it happened. >> reporter: passengers say they
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
. outside the white house, erika gonzalez, news4. >>> d.c.'s fire chief was not hot seat today as the city council grilled him about the department's equipment issues. the chief testified the city has 100 ambulances, 89 are active, 11 are inactive, meaning they've been out of service for two months or more. when it comes to fire trucks many are uncertified, according to the chief. that means they can still be used but may not be safe to use. at times during the hearing chief ellerbee had to search for answers to the council member's questions. >> how can you come in today into this hearing and not know -- >> i didn't say i was did not know. >> that's not going to look good on tv. >> it may not look good on tv but that just may be the facts. >> chief ellerbee touted the 13 brand new ambulances that are in service right now but he was unable to tell the council members where those ambulances are in use. >>> you could be paying more for your electric bill if pepco gets its new rate hike. the utility is asking the maryland public service commission to increase the base rates. pepco claims that
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
. >>> so, it is official, detroit will become the largest u.s. city ever to file for bankruptcy. a judge handing down this landmark decision to approve the filing tuesday. so it now clears the way for the motor city to slash an estimates 18 millions in debt. including reducing pensions for city workers. it's quite controversial. many of those workers protested that decision outside of the courthouse tuesday. >>> an impressive move by the legislature. they've approved an enormous plan to the state's shortfall. public unions opposed the bill and promise to take legal action. they argue that the legislation is unfair for retirees and workers who will see their benefits cut because of what they called government mismanagement. >> this battle has been going on for years. unfortunately, something has to happen. if not, it's another detroit. >> it was a mess. >> it is a mess. >>> recent outbreaks of meningitis at princeton and uk santa barbara are troubling individuals. this is the type of infection for which the united states does not have an approved vaccine. so in a rare move, federal offici
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